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Kikut and Maddocks Named Provost’s Graduate Academic Engagement Fellows

During the two year fellowship, Kikut and Maddocks will both study aspects of adolescence.

Undergraduate News

Comm Major Fahad Ahmed Named Penn SAS Dean’s Scholar

He has co-authored publications, founded start-ups, and mentored high school students.

Faculty News

Andy Tan Studies How Messaging Campaigns Can Promote Health Equity

An Annenberg alum, Tan will join the faculty as an associate professor on July 1.

Faculty News

David Lydon-Staley Studies the Small Moments that Shape Human Behavior

Lydon-Staley will join the Annenberg School faculty as an assistant professor in July.

Research Debunks Coronavirus Myths

The work to combat misinformation about the virus has been cited in many media outlets.


What is Your Risk from Smoking? Your Network Knows!

A new study found that people more accurately assess smoking’s risks when they discuss their ideas with others.

Graduate Student News

Herbert Named 2020 Mirzayan Fellow at National Academies

She will study science and technology policy and the role that scientists and engineers play in advising the nation.


Health Care Podcast Tradeoffs to Launch at Penn

Exploring our confusing, costly, and often counterintuitive health care system.


Signaling the Trustworthiness of Science

How can researchers best communicate that their work follows the norms of science?

Kim Studies Health Misinformation on Social Media

Kim’s research is supported by a $10,000 grant from the Waterhouse Family Institute at Villanova University.